PARADIGM Application

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to submit the following information by April 1, 2020.

  • CV
  • Personal statement (In two pages or less, describe your background, interest and experience in genomic medicine and your career goals)
  • Research plan or goals statement (If you are a UF postdoc planning to stay in your current lab, you should describe your primary research project and mentor. If you are not a UF postdoc, please describe which of the three focus areas you are interested in pursuing and the type of project you would like to pursue. Also, please include mentors with whom you would be interested in working.)
  • Three letters of recommendation (mailed by referee to Amanda Elsey at the address below)
  • Unofficial transcript (mailed to Amanda Elsey at the address below)

Questions and Mailing Address

Amanda Elsey
Assistant Director
UF Health Precision Medicine Program
1225 Center Drive
HPNP Bldg., Room 4306
Gainesville, FL 32610

PARADIGM Application

    1. Individuals from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research: Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders.
    2. Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
    3. Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, defined as those who meet two or more of the following criteria:
    • -- Were or currently are homeless
    • -- Were or currently are in the foster care system
    • -- Were eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program for two or more years
    • -- Have/had no parents or legal guardians who completed a bachelor’s degree
    • -- Were or currently are eligible for Federal Pell grants
    • -- Received support from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) as a parent or child
    • -- Grew up in one of the following areas: a) a U.S. rural area, as designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Health Grants Eligibility Analyzer, or b) a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-designated Low-Income and Health Professional Shortage Areas.